Two of my treasured friends came to visit last Christmas Eve, then stayed a few days. (Go, Liverpool FC!) We visited the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, and were taking photos of the view of the sunset in one direction and the snowy mountains in the other. Because of the reflection of the windows … Continue reading Sunset Score!
Sorry for missing Thailand's National Forest Conservation Day yesterday. Such a great holiday! Speaking of forest conservation, I made it to Redwood National and State Parks during my trip to northern California over New Year's. The State Parks came first, out of private interests attempting to save the redwoods from logging. The National Park added … Continue reading Forest Gumption
Every plant that stands in the light of the sun is a saint and an outlaw. Every tree that brings forth blossoms without the command of man is powerful in the sight of God. Every star that man has not counted is a world of sanity and perfection. Every blade of grass is an angel … Continue reading Saints, Outlaws and Uncounted Stars
I've said it before: I'm an amateur photographer. Here's what the real deal can do with a camera. All photos courtesy of Angela Kent: Links to my "comparable" efforts: Like those Blue Ridge layers? Try these layers. What about those Woodstock woods? Reminds me of the light through the trees in this place. Those links … Continue reading Lens, Light, Layers
The weather forecast for Los Angeles has been promising rain this past week. "Promising?" Not "predicting?" Exactly. We've endured fires and heat for what seems like forever. Everyone I know is eagerly anticipating Wednesday's showers. I set out to write a "rain dance" post, which led me to research the archives for this golden oldie. … Continue reading Silver Lining
"Did you hear about the surfer who tried to catch a wave while wearing a mask?" "Uh-oh... What happened?" "He got all jacked up." More Surfer Statue fun.
"Here we are. See anything you like?" "Do you have anything... larger?"
Two questions: Are you ready for Halloween? Not me! Thanks to neighbors, though, I can share this: And thanks to my co-workers, share this: 2. Did you understand my Bodie reference in the last post? Yes? No? Should I explain Bodie?
In anticipation of Halloween, I wanted to share some of my creepiest photos from the ghost town of Bodie, then realized that ALL of these are creepy in their own way. Why? Unfinished business. Are you prepared for strangers to photograph your clutter 100+ years from now? Not me! Ghost Town: Leadfield Camptivities: Apple Picking … Continue reading Ghost Town: Bodie – Unfinished Business